Zero Motorcycles entering Asian market

Electric bikes showcasing at 2009 APEC summit

By Motorcycle.Com Staff, Oct. 23, 2009
Zero Motorcycles is expanding into the Asian market, bringing its line of electric motorcycles to the other side of the Pacific.

The Santa Cruz, Calif., company has signed an agreement with Singapore-based AMPLE World to distribute Zero Motorcycles in Asia. AMPLE will immediately begin selling Zeros X and MX off-road motorcycles and will start taking orders for the 2010 Zero S streetbike and DS dual sport.

Zero Motorcycles and AMPLE share a common goal of expanding the electric vehicle movement globally, says John Lloyd, Zero Motorcycles vice president of worldwide sales. With AMPLEs marketing and distribution efforts, consumers in Asia will now have the opportunity to test ride and buy the high-performance Zero Motorcycles product line locally.

The Zero MX electric motocrosser is now available in Asia.

AMPLE is a marketing and distributing company that specifically targets electric vehicle technology. Zero Motorcycles will be featured in AMPLEs display at the Sustaining Electric Vehicle and Green Technology Expo during the 2009 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit, Nov. 11-14 in Singapore.

Zero Motorcycles is committed to delivering four unique, fully electric and powerful motorcycles to the Asian community helping reduce the global emissions footprint, and we are extremely excited to begin supporting this product and company, says Kian-Wee Lim, founder of AMPLE. We will be showcasing the new Zero partnership as one of our featured product lines at the Sustaining Electric Vehicle and Green Technology Expo held in conjunction with 2009 APEC event where global leaders will come together to discuss the economic crisis and positioning for a sustainable recovery in the post-crisis world under the theme Sustaining Growth, Connecting the Region.